Cincinnati Reds (7-9) at Chicago Cubs (4-10), 2:20 p.m. (ET)

Tony Cingrani received plenty of run support in logging his first win of the season in his most recent start. The 24-year-old left- hander hopes the Reds can continue their success at Wrigley Field when they play the middle installment of a three-game set this afternoon.

AL Capsules

Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

Athletics win big with shades of Gray

The Athletics locked up reliever Sean Doolittle with a contract extension Friday afternoon, just hours before prized prospect Sonny Gray showed once again that he also has the makings of a franchise cornerstone.

AL Capsules

Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

Royals blank Twins, 5-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo.-The Minnesota Twins woke up on Friday with a team on-base percentage of .353, tops in all of baseball. Drawing 12 walks in the second game of a doubleheader Thursday helped, but the Twins' offense in the early season has defied expectations.

NL Capsules

Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.

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